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Marc-Vivien Foe Remembered

Marc-Vivien Foe Remembered

City chairman John Wardle has commemorated the third anniversary of Marc-Vivien Foe's tragic and untimely death by laying a wreath in the Memorial Garden at the City of Manchester stadium.

Speaking about Foe, Wardle said, 'Marc will never be forgotten by this club. He was a true gentleman and is still missed by everyone who met him.'

Foe was just 28 when he collapsed late on in a Confederations Cup semi-final against Colombia in Lyon in 2003 to the horror of the spectators in the stadium and the large TV audience.

Marc made a huge impact in his short spell for City, playing just 38 games whilst on loan from Lyon and it speaks volumes about the man that he is so fondly remembered even though he was only with us for such a brief period.

As a mark of respect his No 23 shirt was retired by the club in his memory.

Rest in Peace M-VF, you'll always be remembered.


Marc-Vivien Foe Career

1994: Represents Cameroon in World Cup

1997: Joins French side Lens from Cameroon club Canon Yaounde

1998: Breaks leg just before World Cup and potential move to Man Utd falls through

1999: Joins West Ham United

2000: Moves to French club, Lyon

2002: Joins City on loan after winning African Nations Cup and making Cameroon World Cup squad

2003: Netted 9 times in 35 appearances for City and fittingly scores the last goal at Maine Road


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Date:Monday June 26 2006
Time: 4:48PM

Comments

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Has it really been three years already? That was one of the most horrific things I've seen in football and it's right that the player should be remember by those that loved him. R.I.P
Rocky7
26/06/2006 17:41:00
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Was a great Player who ever he played for.Was a very sad day and i agree with what Rocky7 says.well said to.
matty17x
27/06/2006 11:15:00
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Like Rocky says " I can't believe it's been three years!" nice to see he's fondly remembered though. All the best from Stamford Bridge.
merlin
06/07/2006 19:18:00
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